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Wrightsville Travel Guide: 5 reviews and 9 photos

Johnson County Courthouse

Wrightsville is the county seat of Johnson County, and has a population slightly more than 2000. It is located in Central Georgia. The courthouse was built in 1895 using the Romanesque Revival/Colonial Revival style of architecture. It was designed by the J.W. Golucke & Stewart Company. The courthouse replaced an earlier, wooden one built in 1859. The clock tower was reduced in size and resdesigned in 1938. Johnson County was named after Herschel Johnson a former governor of the state and an unsuccessful candidate for vice president.

Historic District

Wrightsville has a nice historic district with several buildings of historical/architectural interest.

Veterans Memorial

There is a nice veterans memorial near the courthouse.

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  • In a nutshell:Near Small Town with a Great Courthouse
  • Last visit to Wrightsville: Aug 2010
  • Intro Updated Dec 12, 2011
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